academia

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noun ac·a·de·mia \ˌa-kə-ˈdē-mē-ə\

Definition of academia

  1. :  the life, community, or world of teachers, schools, and education academe scientists in industry and academia a career in academia

Examples of academia in a sentence

  1. She found the business world very different from academia.

Origin and Etymology of academia

latinization of academy (with -ia suggesting a geographic entity), after its Latin etymon, Acadēmia


First Known Use: 1903



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